Born in Actopan, Mexico, in 1970, Yuri Herrera studied in Mexico and Texas and took his PhD at Berkeley. Signs Preceding the
End of the World (Senales que precederan al fin del mundo) was shortlisted for the Romulo Gallegos Prize and is being published
in several languages. After publishing Signs Preceding the End of the World, And Other Stories will publish his two other
novels in English, starting with The Transmigration of Bodies in 2016. He is currently teaching at the University of Tulane,
in New Orleans. ------- Lisa Dillman is based in Atlanta, Georgia, where she translates Spanish, Catalan and Latin American
writers and teaches at Emory University. Her recent translations include The Frost on His Shoulders by Lorenzo Mediano, Op
Oloop by Juan Filloy (longlisted for the Best Translated Book Award), Me, Who Dove into the Heart of the World by Sabina Berman
and Rain Over Madrid by Andres Barba. She is obsessed with words, running, cooking and her dog, Maya.